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A study for a 51 year old woman who takes Otezla - from FDA reports


5,766 females aged 51 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 51 year old female patient who has Psoriasis. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Feb, 11, 2019

5,766 females aged 51 (±5) who take Otezla are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Otezla for a 51-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 51
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Psoriasis
  • Drugs taken:
    • Otezla (apremilast)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Metallic Taste(a bad taste in the mouth): 28 (0.49% of females aged 51 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Diarrhea
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Pain
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  5. Joint pain
  6. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  7. Abdominal pain
  8. Feeling abnormal
  9. Migraine (headache)
  10. Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Depression
  6. Nausea and vomiting
  7. Abdominal pain upper
  8. Abdominal discomfort
  9. Rashes (redness)
  10. Weight decreased
6 - 12 months:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Depression
  6. Weight decreased
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  8. Joint pain
  9. Abdominal pain upper
  10. Nausea and vomiting
1 - 2 years:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Psoriatic arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Abdominal discomfort
  6. Depression
  7. Itching
  8. Rashes (redness)
  9. Diarrhea
  10. Joint pain
2 - 5 years:
  1. Psoriatic arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop)
  2. Drug effect decreased
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Wound infection
  5. Staphylococcal infection (an infection with staphylococcus bacteria)
  6. Abscess (pus)
  7. Dermatitis contact (skin reaction (dermatitis) resulting from exposure to allergens)
  8. Abdominal pain
  9. Diarrhea
  10. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
5 - 10 years:
n/a
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Abdominal discomfort
  6. Nausea and vomiting
  7. Weight decreased
  8. Joint pain
  9. Abdominal pain upper
  10. Depression

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 2,119 people, 36.75%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 147 people, 2.55%
  3. High Blood Pressure : 115 people, 1.99%
  4. Pain : 76 people, 1.32%
  5. Depression : 66 people, 1.14%
  6. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 61 people, 1.06%
  7. Diabetes : 52 people, 0.90%
  8. Stress And Anxiety : 47 people, 0.82%
  9. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 47 people, 0.82%
  10. High Blood Cholesterol : 45 people, 0.78%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vitamin D (190 people, 3.30%)
  2. Humira (162 people, 2.81%)
  3. Enbrel (148 people, 2.57%)
  4. Metformin (144 people, 2.50%)
  5. Synthroid (136 people, 2.36%)
  6. Methotrexate (133 people, 2.31%)
  7. Cymbalta (78 people, 1.35%)
  8. Vitamin D3 (77 people, 1.34%)
  9. Stelara (75 people, 1.30%)
  10. Fish Oil (70 people, 1.21%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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